i-SUSTAIN

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This Delegation will focus on the following:

Improved Mobility

Site visits and meetings will include the following:

-Creating a bicycle culture

-Multi-modal transit planning

-Bicycle infrastructure

-Conversion of above-ground parking lots into public spaces and pedestrianizing downtowns

-Public/private partnerships for funding mass transit

-Bike tour throughout the city, including suburban to urban commuting (Green Ways)

-Integrating typically non-biking community into bicycling through education

Economic Growth and Competitiveness

Site visits and meetings will include the following:

– Creating a regional identity

– The policies for creating the Oresund Region

– The economic development experience in the Oresund Region

– Land use developments as a result of the Oresund Region

– Public/private partnerships for funding mass transit

Healthy and Sustainable Environments

Site visits and meetings will include the following:

– Smart grids

– Locally produced power

– Natural stormwater management

– Street design with energy efficient in-ground trash and recycling pipes

– Combined heat and power; district heating and cooling

Quality Neighborhoods

Site visits and meetings will include the following:

– Morning presentation by Gehl Architects on Gehl’s theories of people-centered neighborhoods

– Tour of neighborhoods by Gehl Architects including low income and affordable housing

– Development of new, energy efficient neighborhoods

– Redevelopment of Augustenborg, a low income community, to increase the quality of life for people and be more environmentally sustainable 

– Combining industrial and recreational uses

– Zero energy housing development

Urban Sustainability in Denmark and Sweden, June 26 – July 1, 2016